Faulk, Andrew Jackson, 1814-1898

Andrew Jackson Faulk, of Armstrong County, Pa., learned the printing trade, studied law, and was active in local politics. In 1861 he became post trader to the Yankton Indian Agency, Dakota Territory, but returned home in 1864 and engaged in the oil business until 1866, when he was appointed governor of Dakota. He served as governor until 1869 and settled in Yankton, staying active in local politics and the development of the Black Hills. He was clerk of the 2nd United States District Court, 1873-81.

From the description of Andrew Jackson Faulk papers, 1817-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127573


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